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At first glance, a small living room can present a true design challenge. If yours feels cramped and crowded, you’re less likely to kick back and relax in it, let alone use it to entertain your friends and family. The good news is, there are elegant design strategies to suit living rooms of any size. You’ll need to plan ahead, employ some clever styling, and be prepared to think outside the traditional oversized American box, but keep at it: the results will speak for themselves!

The following 12 tips are our recommendations on how to decorate a small living room without skimping on style!

1.) Skip the Sofa

While the image that springs to mind when we think of a living room usually features a sofa as a main feature, anything bulkier than a

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One of the most treasured aspects of home ownership (second only to the financial advantages over renting) is the ability one has to make their abode uniquely their own. Once you own a home, you can remodel the kitchen, replace the flooring, create your dream spa bathroom, update the landscaping, and of course, paint your home’s interior in absolutely any way you please. 

Even so, if this isn’t destined to be your forever home and it’s probable that you’ll eventually want to re-sell it, ideal exterior and interior design options are more limited. The brightly colored exterior trim, oxblood living room accent wall, vivid violet nursery with turquoise accents, or blocky Minecraft-themed child’s bedroom you’ve treasured during your time as this home’s

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Don’t miss out on this hillside home with spectacular views! Located in beautiful College Grove, this home is set on 15+ sprawling acres. Some highlights include a show-stopping main living room with modern lighting, a gas fireplace with built-in cabinetry, and a media room. This gorgeous home also includes a lower-level patio and an upper-level covered deck with breathtaking views. Outside you will find a detached shop perfect for hobbies or additional covered parking.

Listed by Lisa Culp Taylor - LCT Team

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Spring is here – and with it, our human desire to join in the explosion of life around us and experience our own personal growth. New Year’s resolutions may be popular, but most of us have experienced firsthand how difficult it is to fight the winter blues and enact real change. If you have the feeling that mindfulness could help you soothe your worried mind, accomplish more throughout your day, and sleep better at night, read on to learn just how to create a home meditation space. 

According to the American Psychological Association, “mindfulness meditation changes our brain and biology in positive ways, improving mental and physical health.” Mindfulness is the practice of observing what’s happening in the present moment without judgment. This

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If you are looking to buy a home but are worried that you can't afford monthly payments, why not consider a foreclosure as your first home?

A foreclosed home is usually owned by a bank or lender and sold at prices way below its market value. Who knows, you may just hit the jackpot by purchasing a residence that would have been out of your price range. 

Here are the top reasons you should consider foreclosed properties as a first-time buyer.

How Buying a Foreclosure Works

A foreclosure happens when a borrower fails to pay their monthly payments. The lender then exercises his right to seize the property and resell it to recover or reduce its financial losses.

Foreclosed properties are usually put up for auction, which means that lenders

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Resting on over three privately gated acres at the end of a peaceful cul-de-sac in Black Hawk, this expansive home is an entertainer's paradise! The home features large gathering areas, tons of windows and natural light, a manicured backyard, a recently renovated primary suite, and a pool area with a full outdoor kitchen. On top of that, the home also includes ample storage, a brand new roof, and a renovated basement with a full bath and additional sleeping quarters. Enjoy the private tranquility while still being in close proximity to the conveniences of I-65, I-840, Downtown Franklin, and Cool Springs!

Listed by Matt Ligon & Jessica Ligon

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Reverse mortgages have helped countless senior homeowners convert a portion of their home equity into much-needed cash to provide added income during retirement.

This type of loan offers many advantages for seniors, and it’s no surprise that many have been applying in recent years. If you think a reverse mortgage is right for you, contact us today for complete information and the latest reverse mortgage rates.

One of the reasons why reverse mortgages are attractive is that they allow borrowers to retain ownership and live in their homes as long as they remain in good standing with their lender. Seniors also love that they don’t have to pay a monthly mortgage while still getting the cash they need for retirement. 

However, there are cases

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After working every day, all week long, isn’t it difficult to leave your dog at home as you head out to enjoy the region’s mouthwatering eats? We know precisely how you feel, which is why we’re recommending our 10 favorite dog-friendly restaurants in Middle Tennessee. From upscale cuisine to neighborhood burger joints, our list will make you want to leash up your furry friend (6 feet leash length max, please) and soak up some springtime sunshine on a patio near you. 

Martin's Bar-B-Que Joint
410 4th Ave S | Nashville

Located in downtown Nashville, Martin’s newest location is fully decked out with a massive beer garden out back with plenty of seating, a music venue, and games to enjoy with friends. Of course, you’ve got to try their traditional

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Located within the exclusive gates of The Grove and perfectly situated on the 2nd fairway, this extraordinary French country estate offers everything you desire! From the stunning duel curved staircases to the luxurious owner's retreat, and the gourmet kitchen with Wolf appliances and full caterers kitchen, luxury abounds the moment you step inside. Entertain in style with a full wet bar, a multi-zone wine dispenser, and a decadent coffee bar room with a built-in Wolf coffee station and beverage cooler. To top it off, this home provides outdoor living at its best! This private oasis is where memories are made with its large covered veranda with double fireplaces, motorized retractable screens, outdoor kitchen, pool, and spa. This is truly a dream

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One of the things we at Parks Realty adore about our region is how jam-packed it is with opportunities for adventure, entertainment, and socializing. Today, we’re sharing our team’s Top Ten Best Adventure Activities in Middle TN. Read on for family-friendly destinations, 21+ social hubs, and alternative spots for feats of fitness!

Topgolf
500 Cowan St. | Nashville

Have you ever been jonesing for a game of golf, but were held back by rain, snow, or an unforgiving heatwave? Don’t give up—head to Topgolf.

Topgolf Nashville provides year-round high-tech golfing, complete with accurate scoring and feedback about your performance. Topgolf’s proprietary golfing technology will analyze your ball’s trajectory, speed, angle, distance, and accuracy. 

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